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'Am I next?' Tennis star Gauff joins chorus of protest after Minneapolis death

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Teenage tennis phenomenon Coco Gauff released a video protesting killings of African-Americans in the United States on Friday, joining a chorus of outrage across the country that followed the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis. Read More


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Sport-On this day: Born May 31, 1943: Joe Namath, NFL quarterback

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bringing movie star charisma on and off the field and a cannon arm that propelled his team to an almost unthinkable Super Bowl upset, quarterback Joe Namath embodied the megawatt glamour of New York City. More »


NBA targets July 31 restart: report

(Reuters) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league's Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31, the Athletic reported on Friday. More »


2017 Tour de France samples re-tested for unnamed substance - report

(Reuters) - Samples from the 2017 Tour de France are being re-tested as authorities look for a previously undetectable performance-enhancing substance, Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reported on Saturday. More »


Stephen Jackson rallies for justice for 'brother' Floyd

(Reuters) - NBA champion Stephen Jackson on Friday said he would not allow the police to assail the character of George Floyd, a friend he called his "twin" who was killed this week by a police officer in Minneapolis, sparking widespread outrage and days of protest. More »


Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

(Reuters) - Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer's Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday. More »


Report: Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez take second swing at buying Mets

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez reportedly aren't giving up on their desire to purchase the New York Mets. More »


NCAA releases campus-return guidelines

A week after the NCAA voted to lift a moratorium on athletic activities and allow for teams to open facilities as early as this coming Monday, the organization on Friday released its guidelines for helping schools allow athletes back on campus during a pandemic. More »


Redskins DC Del Rio: DE Young 'just one player'

Washington Redskins defensive end Chase Young brings immense potential and views himself as the best player entering the NFL in 2020. More »


Ravens, Judon compromise on franchise tag

The Baltimore Ravens and linebacker/defensive end Matthew Judon came to a compromise on the worth of the franchise tag. More »


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